Rad Review Easy Image Procedures

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  1. The rad may be described as




     
    disintegrations per second. 



     
    ions produced in air. 



     
    energy deposited in an absorber. 



     
    biologic effects.
    C
  2. Types of secondary radiation include
    1. scattered.
    2. leakage.
    3. primary.





     
    1 only 



     
    1 and 2 only 



     
    2 and 3 only 



     
    1, 2, and 3
    B
  3. The advantages of collimators over aperture diaphragms and flare cones include

    1. the variety of field sizes available

    2. more efficient beam restriction

    3. better cleanup of scattered radiation






     
    1 only 



     
    1 and 2 only 



     
    1 and 3 only 



     
    2 and 3 only
    B
  4. Adverse reactions to high osmolality water-soluble contrast media that are classified as mild, include















    1. nausea.
    2. pallor.
    3. dyspnea.






     
    1 only 



     
    1 and 2 only 



     
    2 and 3 only 



     
    1, 2, and 3
    B
  5. The focal spot-to-table distance in mobile fluoroscopy must




     
    be at least 15 inches. 



     
    not exceed 15 inches. 



     
    be at least 12 inches. 



     
    not exceed 12 inches.
    C
  6. Which of the following radiation situations is potentially the most harmful?




     
    A large dose to a specific area all at once 



     
    A small dose to the whole body over a period of time 



     
    A large dose to the whole body all at one time 



     
    A small dose to a specific area over a period of time
    C
  7. To radiograph an infant for suspected free air within the abdominal cavity, which of the following projections of the abdomen will demonstrate the condition with the least patient exposure?




     
    PA erect with grid 



     
    Left lateral decubitus with grid 



     
    Left lateral decubitus without grid 



     
    Recumbent AP without grid
    C
  8. All of the following have an effect on patient dose except




     
    inherent filtration. 



     
    added filtration. 



     
    SID. 



     
    focal spot size.
    D
  9. Guidelines for the use of protective shielding state that gonadal shielding should be used

    1. if the patient has reasonable reproductive potential

    2. when the gonads are within 5 cm of the collimated field

    3. when tight collimation is not possible






     
    1 only 



     
    1 and 2 only 



     
    1 and 3 only 



     
    2 and 3 only
    B
  10. In the production of characteristic radiation at the tungsten target, the incident electron




     
    ejects an inner-shell tungsten electron 



     
    ejects an outer-shell tungsten electron 



     
    is deflected, with resulting energy loss 



     
    is deflected, with resulting energy gain
    A
  11. The first carpometacarpal joint is formed by the articulation of the base of the first metacarpal and the




     
    distal radius. 



     
    distal ulna. 



     
    scaphoid. 



     
    trapezium.
    D
  12. Which of the following positions/projections of the skull will result in the most shape distortion?




     
    0° PA 



     
    23° Caldwell 



     
    37° Towne 



     
    25° Haas
    C
  13. Types of moving grid mechanisms include















    1. oscillating.
    2. reciprocating.
    3. synchronous.






     
    1 only 



     
    1 and 2 only 



     
    1 and 3 only 



     
    2 and 3 only
    B
  14. Reducing the number of repeat images is an important way to decrease patient exposure and can be accomplished by















    1. good patient communication.
    2. accurate positioning skills.
    3. using AEC.






     
    1 only 



     
    1 and 2 only 



     
    2 and 3 only 



     
    1, 2, and 3
    D
  15. The symbols  Ba and  Ba are examples of which of the following?




     
    Isotopes 



     
    Isobars 



     
    Isotones 



     
    Isomers
    A
  16. Which of the following is the preferred scheduling sequence?




     
    Lower GI series, abdomen ultrasound, upper GI series 



     
    Abdomen ultrasound, lower GI series, upper GI series 



     
    Abdomen ultrasound, upper GI series, lower GI series 



     
    Upper GI series, lower GI series, abdomen ultrasound
    B
  17. What is the established fetal dose-limit guideline for pregnant radiographers during the entire gestation period?




     
    0.1 rem 



     
    0.5 rem 



     
    5.0 rem 



     
    10 rem
    B
  18. A three-phase timer can be tested for accuracy using a synchronous spinning top. The resulting image looks like a




     
    series of dots or dashes, each representative of a radiation pulse 



     
    solid arc, with the angle (in degrees) representative of the exposure time 



     
    series of gray tones, from white to black 



     
    multitude of small, mesh-like squares of uniform sharpness
    B
  19. The device used to give film emulsion a predetermined exposure in order to test its response to processing is called the




     
    sensitometer 



     
    densitometer 



     
    step wedge 



     
    spinning top
    A
  20. Examples of late effects of ionizing radiation on humans include

    1. leukemia

    2. local tissue damage

    3. malignant disease






     
    1 only 



     
    1 and 2 only 



     
    1 and 3 only 



     
    1, 2, and 3
    D
  21. Myelography is a diagnostic examination used to demonstrate

    1. internal disk lesions.

    2. posttraumatic swelling of the spinal cord.

    3. posterior disk herniation.






     
    1 only 



     
    2 only 



     
    2 and 3 only 



     
    1, 2, and 3
    C
  22. Radiographs are the property of the




     
    radiologist. 



     
    patient. 



     
    health-care institution. 



     
    referring physician.
    C
  23. Focusing distance is associated with which of the following?




     
    Computed tomography 



     
    Chest radiography 



     
    Magnification radiography 



     
    Grids
    D
  24. Which of the following can impact the visibility of the anode heel effect?

    1. SID

    2. IR size

    3. Screen speed






     
    1 only 



     
    1 and 2 only 



     
    2 and 3 only 



     
    1, 2, and 3
    B
  25. An increase in total filtration of the x-ray beam will increase




     
    patient skin dose 



     
    beam HVL 



     
    image contrast 



     
    milliroentgen (mR) output
    B

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